Climate at a Glance

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Contiguous U.S.

Maximum Temperature Rankings, October 1986

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Warmest/Coolest
Since
Record
October 1986
1-Month
65.59°F
(18.66°C)
66.80°F
(19.33°C)
-1.21°F
(-0.67°C)
34th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1925
93rd Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1963
Sep–Oct 1986
2-Month
70.09°F
(21.16°C)
72.31°F
(22.39°C)
-2.22°F
(-1.23°C)
8th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1925
119th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1963
Aug–Oct 1986
3-Month
74.92°F
(23.84°C)
76.58°F
(24.77°C)
-1.66°F
(-0.93°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1984 1947
Ties: 1896
Jul–Oct 1986
4-Month
77.71°F
(25.39°C)
79.10°F
(26.17°C)
-1.39°F
(-0.78°C)
9th Coolest Coolest since: 1976 1912
118th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1947
Jun–Oct 1986
5-Month
78.80°F
(26.00°C)
79.55°F
(26.42°C)
-0.75°F
(-0.42°C)
29th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
98th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 1931
May–Oct 1986
6-Month
77.95°F
(25.53°C)
78.45°F
(25.81°C)
-0.50°F
(-0.28°C)
36th Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
91st Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1934
Apr–Oct 1986
7-Month
76.17°F
(24.54°C)
76.32°F
(24.62°C)
-0.15°F
(-0.08°C)
52nd Coolest Coolest since: 1984 1907
75th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 1934
Ties: 1896
Mar–Oct 1986
8-Month
73.97°F
(23.32°C)
73.40°F
(23.00°C)
0.57°F
(0.32°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Feb–Oct 1986
9-Month
70.86°F
(21.59°C)
70.23°F
(21.24°C)
0.63°F
(0.35°C)
85th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
42nd Warmest Warmest since: 1977 2012
Jan–Oct 1986
10-Month
68.38°F
(20.21°C)
67.26°F
(19.59°C)
1.12°F
(0.62°C)
103rd Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
24th Warmest Warmest since: 1954 2012
Dec 1985–Oct 1986
11-Month
65.75°F
(18.75°C)
65.04°F
(18.36°C)
0.71°F
(0.39°C)
95th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
31st Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Nov 1985–Oct 1986
12-Month
64.33°F
(17.96°C)
64.00°F
(17.78°C)
0.33°F
(0.18°C)
74th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
52nd Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
May 1985–Oct 1986
18-Month
68.88°F
(20.49°C)
68.82°F
(20.46°C)
0.06°F
(0.03°C)
59th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1912
67th Warmest Warmest since: 1981 2012
Nov 1984–Oct 1986
24-Month
64.04°F
(17.80°C)
63.99°F
(17.77°C)
0.05°F
(0.03°C)
65th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1913
60th Warmest Warmest since: 1982 2017
Nov 1983–Oct 1986
36-Month
63.63°F
(17.57°C)
63.98°F
(17.77°C)
-0.35°F
(-0.20°C)
30th Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1917
94th Warmest Warmest since: 1983 2018
Nov 1982–Oct 1986
48-Month
63.68°F
(17.60°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.29°F
(-0.16°C)
31st Coolest Coolest since: 1985 1915
92nd Warmest Warmest since: 1984 2018
Ties: 1903, 1974, 1981, 1982
Nov 1981–Oct 1986
60-Month
63.57°F
(17.54°C)
63.97°F
(17.76°C)
-0.40°F
(-0.22°C)
23rd Coolest Coolest since: 1982 1907
99th Warmest Warmest since: 1985 2016
Ties: 1970, 1982

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  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: National Time Series, published October 2021, retrieved on October 18, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/